Art.CHI II Digital Art in a Post-Digital World http://www.chi-art.org<http://www.chi-art.org/>
Call for Participation
This 2 day workshop will explore themes of digital art in a post-digital world, reflecting the ubiquity of the digital in our lives, and indicating further developments in CHI beyond third-wave User Experience. I.e. digital art that is
• More critically reflective of the place of digital technology in our lives
• Digital technology that is only one element in a mixture of conventional and new technologies
• Other new technologies such as bio-art, where the digital element supports the interactivity with other experimental technologies
The workshop is linked to the CHI2016 Art Exhibition which takes place during the main conference. See https://chi2016.acm.org/wp/art-exhibition/ for the separate submission requirements and criteria for the Exhibition.
The Proposal for Artworks: open call for interactive art works of any form
The artworks proposed can include many different forms including sound, vision, performance, dance and theatre, as well as works that are not so easily categorized. The proposal should include the following (in CHI EA format):
· Description of the work including written texts, images, sound, video and its contribution to the workshop
· Artist’s statement giving background to the ideas and creation process
· Inspiration, sources, materials, any research related to the artwork
· Artist Profile: short bio, track record including previous exhibitions
Proposals should be sent by email to David England, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> by the following dates:
· Submission of Proposals: 15th Jan 2016
· Notification of Selection: 12th Feb 2016
· Date of Workshop: 7-8 May 2016
Pre-workshop discussions will take place at https://chidigitalarts.wordpress.com<https://chidigitalarts.wordpress.com/>
Criteria for Selection
We are looking for novel, thought-provoking, evocative, sensorially-rich interactive art experiences created by a diverse and broad group of creative practitioners. The selection will be based on the criteria listed below.
Originality and Novelty: the proposal should demonstrate work that is highly original, creative and imaginative. It should exemplify novel concepts in surprising and challenging ways that add something to what exists already.
Aesthetics: the work should have a strong aesthetic element and communicate effectively through form, function, behavior and emotion. Aesthetically interesting qualities include features that are pleasing and exciting as well as provocative.
Realization: the work must have a tangible aspect, in the form of an installation, object or art piece that can be included at a reasonable cost. It should be built and executed to a high standard suitable to be exhibited at CHI 2016.
Value: The proposed work has the potential to open doors to new ways of thinking about interaction, evaluation and aesthetics, both in HCI and the Interactive Arts and/or critiques present and emerging forms.
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